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50 Cent, 5 (Murder By Numbers)

50 Cent’s 5 (Murder By Numbers) was supposed to be ’Fif’s official album. Instead, he wound up releasing it for free, only to announce that his official fifth Interscope album will be out in November. In the meantime, 5 gives 50 fans 10 new tracks to whet their appetite. The G-Unit general gets things started on with “My Crown,” which samples Sizzla’s classic “Solid as a Rock.” Aside from the fact that ’Fif’s rap rival, Ja Rule, sampled the same joint on his own “The Crown” back in 2003, 50 uses the opening track to set the tone well for the ...

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